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  • Alcohol and Melanoma: A New Link

    December 07, 2016

    New research from the American Association for Cancer Research has added melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer — to the list of cancers correlated to alcohol use. ... Read more

  • When a Mole is Something More

    October 28, 2016

    “In many cases melanomas are the ugly duckling on the body. People can sometimes pick them out even from an untrained eye,” Julia Curtis, MD, assistant director of the mole mapping program at the Midvalley Health Center. ... Read more

  • Gold Medals and…Purple Spots?

    August 09, 2016

    On Sunday night, Michael Phelps won his nineteenth Olympic gold in the men’s relay. As he donned his gold medal, the champion swimmer also sported several unusual, perfectly round marks on his shoulders. The marks are from cupping therapy, an ancient healing practice that Phelps swears by.... Read more

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